Partners

Agrinomix is a leader in horticulture automation, and has been providing industrial quality automation with expert advice and service to North America’s horticulture industry since 1994. AgriNomix assists nursery and greenhouse growers to make their operations more efficient and productive by providing integrated solutions that range from stand-alone production equipment to “one-of-a-kind” automation solutions.

AgriNomix has partnered with AIS to provide solutions for nurseries and greenhouses faced with labor intensive tasks. AIS’s mobile, autonomous robot helps AgriNomix solve some of the most acute labor challenges for today’s growers with innovative and cost-efficient automation solutions.

Valid Manufacturing Ltd. is a privately owned and operated Canadian engineering and advanced manufacturing company located in Salmon Arm, BC.  With more than 125 employees and ~100,000 square feet of production facilities, Valid has been leveraging their mechanical, electrical and electronics engineering to develop solutions for multiple sectors, including: film, forestry, electrical infrastructure, RV & agriculture. Valid has partnered with AIS to manufacture and develop mobile, autonomous robots that have the potential to disrupt entire industries.

Van Belle Nursery grows more than 400 varieties of plants on 100 acres in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley. The company was established in 1973, with 10 acres and the dream of growing cold-hardy ornamentals for the Eastern market. Today, VanBelle ships flowering shrubs, evergreens, perennials an specialty annuals as well as the “tried and true” varieties to growers and retailers across North America.

VanBelle has partnered with AIS to deploy BigTop, the company’s flagship autonomous robot, for nursery automation and smart agriculture. The BigTop moves and spaces pots for optimal growth, increasing productivity, performance and employee satisfaction at VanBelle Nursery.